Descartes's Meditations: An Introduction

Descartes's Meditations: An Introduction

by Catherine Wilson

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Overview

This new introduction to a philosophical classic draws on the reinterpretations of Descartes' thought of the past twenty-five years. Catherine Wilson examines the arguments of Descartes' famous Meditations, revealing how he constructs a theory of the mind, body, nature, and God from a premise of radical uncertainty. She discusses in detail the historical context of Descartes' writings and their relationship to early modern science.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521007665
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/20/2003
Series: Cambridge Introductions to Key Philosophical Texts
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 6.97(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction:about the Meditations; 2. Meditation one; 3. Meditation two; 4. Meditation three (I); 5. Meditation three (II); 6. Meditation four (I); 7. Meditation four (II); 8. Meditation five; 9. Meditation six (I); 10. Meditation six (II); 11. Meditation six (III); 12. Descartes in context.

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